Symptoms include red, swollen, or bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, receding gums, loose teeth, or pain while chewing.
Dr. Susan R. Pan, DDS, is a highly qualified dentist with a long-standing engagement in the field since 1986. She was a recipient of the Dr. Gerald Z Wright Award for graduating first in her class at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario. Additionally, she worked as a clinical instructor for new dentists at the University of Western Ontario’s School of Dentistry and graduated from the Dental School of Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Pan has received recognition for her exceptional work, as she was consecutively awarded the Diamond Winner for the Readers’ Choice of their Favorite Dentist by the Hamilton Spectator in 2014 and 2015, and was nominated for the same title multiple times in 2007, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
You can wear Invisalign aligners with a tongue or lip piercing, but be cautious to prevent any damage to the aligners or jewelry.
Brush twice daily, floss once a day, use fluoride toothpaste, rinse with mouthwash, and have regular dental check-ups.
Practice good oral hygiene, consider dental procedures like scaling and root planing, surgical grafts, or using specifically designed toothbrushes or toothpaste.
While dental implant surgery is generally safe, there are risks involved, including infection, damage to surrounding structures, and implant failure. Your dental provider will discuss these risks with you and take precautions to minimize them.
Begin brushing once the first tooth appears, avoid sugary drinks, and schedule the first dental visit by age 1 or after the first tooth emerges.
Depending on the procedure, it’s often recommended to wait 24-48 hours before engaging in strenuous activity to allow for proper healing.